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PHOTO: Nikole GreggPsychological Sciences student presents workshop at SACSOC conference

February 16, 2017

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the regional accreditor of degree-granting colleges, universities, and other degree-granting institutions in the Southern states. Nikole Gregg, a first year MA student in Psychological Sciences, took an active role at the most recent SACSCOC conference.

PHOTO: NERANERA reflections from quant students

November 16, 2016

Psychological Sciences Quant students represented JMU and the Department of Graduate Psychology at the Northeastern Educational Researchers conference (NERA). Chi Au, Aaron Myers, and Derek Sauder talk about their research while another student, Shane Kerr, provides a reflection of the NERA experience.

PHOTO: Student Presenters Quant concentration MA students present research at conferences

September 2, 2016

Three students recently presented methodological and empirical research at national and international conferences. Their presentations demonstrated their expertise in quantitative psychology and showcased the strength of the JMU Psychological Sciences program.

PHOTO: AwardeesPsychological sciences graduates 13 MA students in spring/summer 2016

September 2, 2016

During the Spring and Summer of 2016, All 13 full time MA students in Psychological Sciences defended their theses and passed comps. All are now employed or in PhD programs at JMU or at other universities from New York to Florida.

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